New Ranger Announced for Mount Pinos District

Frazier Park, CA (June 30, 2020)—Today, Los Padres National Forest officials announced the selection of Karina Gutierrez as the new Mt. Pinos District Ranger, stationed in Frazier Park. Gutierrez assumed her duties in May, but LPNF administration is just making the public announcement.

A profile in the July 10 issue of The Mountain Enterprise will introduce the new district ranger, who secured her bachelor’s degree in political science (international relations) with a master’s in homeland security—emergency management.

Gutierrez replaces Tony Martinez, who accepted the position of District Ranger on the Los Padres’ Santa Lucia Ranger District in Santa Maria after a period in Washington D.C. last year.

Gutierrez comes to the Mount Pinos District from the Prescott National Forest in Arizona where she served as the Deputy District Ranger for the Bradshaw and Chino Valley Ranger Districts. She recently completed a temporary assignment as Acting District Ranger on the Descanso Ranger District on the Cleveland National Forest in Southern California.


This is part of the July 3, 2020 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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